A major Greek newspaper reprinted the names of more than 2,000 wealthy Greeks with Swiss bank accounts on Monday and the editor who first published the list was to go on trial for violating data privacy laws.Ta Nea devoted 10 pages to...Show More Summary
This weekend it was reported that the controversial "Lagarde List" was published in a Greek magazine. The list of Greek citizens with Swiss bank accounts is so named because Christine Lagarde gave it to the former PM of Greece bak in 2010. Show More Summary
Police in Greece have arrested a journalist who published a list of the country's political and business elite holding Swiss bank accounts.
The former Iraqi dictator, pictured top right, is said to have deposited the sum in a Swiss bank account in the name of murdered Saad Al-Hilli's father. Mr Al-Hilli, 50, pictured bottom right, from Surrey was killed along with his wife...Show More Summary
Swiss bank attributes fall to accounting charge on its own debt. 25 Oct 2012 2:22 PM
Oct. 25 (Bloomberg) -- Credit Suisse Group AG, the second- biggest Swiss bank, increased a target for cost reductions after posting a drop in third-quarter profit that exceeded analysts’ estimates on an accounting charge related to its own debt. Show More Summary
The Obama campaign has released a new ad criticizing Mitt Romney for having a Swiss bank account and wanting to keep tax breaks for corporations that offshore jobs. The commercial's most devastating line: Romney once railed against the deadly pollution [...]
ZURICH (Reuters) - Switzerland will not hold a November referendum on deals with Germany, Britain and Austria to tax secret bank accounts after opponents of the agreements failed to gather enough signatures to force a vote, the government said.
One by one all the money-laundering loopholes in a broke world are coming to an end. First it was Swiss bank accounts, which for centuries guaranteed the depositors absolute secrecy, and as a result saw money inflows from all the wealthiest...Show More Summary
As I mentioned the other day, there are so many unanswered questions about Mitt Romney's taxes. One issue that is increasingly being asked is whether Mitt Romney closed his Swiss bank account at UBS to avoid serious prosecution for avoiding...Show More Summary
(CNN) – It was a rough week for Mitt Romney's campaign, but Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham says last week's bumps in the road will not be a focus for voters come Election Day. Romney began the week defending his comments that were secretly recorded at an event last spring, and ended it facing renewed questions [...]
I hadn’t thought of this before, but why on earth did Romney keep the Swiss bank account? “Put any three consultants of either party in a room six years ago and you can’t tell me they wouldn’t have told him: Get rid of the Swiss bank account,” Trippi said. “He just seems impervious to what [...]
ZURICH (Reuters) - UBS expects Swiss banks to see European clients withdraw "hundreds of billions of francs" as a result of steps to stop foreigners using secret accounts to evade taxes.
LONDON (Reuters) - A British prosecutor will open the case on Friday against former UBS trader Kweku Adoboli, who is on trial accused of fraud and false accounting that cost the Swiss bank $2.25 billion.
Bradley C. Birkenfeld, the infamous ex-UBS banker who blew the whistle on his former employer’s practice of helping wealthy Americans evade taxes by hiding taxable assets in Swiss bank accounts, has been awarded the highest ever whistleblower reward of $104 million. Show More Summary
Living Large – Taking Charge… DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz likes to say she’s just your average ‘middle class’ American. She likes to rip on those evil rich people with their Swiss bank accounts. She likes to rip on “secretive” … Continue reading ?
Just in case there wasn't enough excitement and fury directed at Swiss bank account holders, which continue to dominate the presidential election "debate" above such mundane topics as the economy, or, say, reality, here comes the IRS,...Show More Summary
If Mitt Romney's old Swiss bank accounts are a bad thing, maybe Obama shouldn't hire a bunch of people intimately involved with them.
Just as Mitt Romney’s Swiss bank accounts came up over and over again Tuesday night, one phrase kept popping up on Wednesday — that under Obamacare, “being a woman is no longer a preexisting condition.” Read full article >>